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Encyclopedia > James Webb

James Webb or Jim Webb may refer to:


Sciences Jim Webb James Henry Jim Webb, Jr. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Flag of the United States Secretary of the Navy. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Jim Webb was one of the founding members of the New Brunswick Confederation of Regions Party, a conservative political party in New Brunswick, Canada. ... James Webb (? – May 14, 1761) naval officer and colonial governor of Newfoundland, Canada, born England and died Plymouth Sound, England. ...

Arts James E. Webb James Edwin Webb (October 7, 1906 - March 27, 1992) was the second administrator of NASA, serving from February 14, 1961 to October 7, 1968. ... The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a planned orbital infrared observatory, intended (in part) to replace the aging Hubble Space Telescope. ...

Other This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... James Webb (1945 - 1980) was an English historian and biographer. ... Jimmy Webb (born [[August 5][or, according to some, August 15]] 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma) is an idiosyncratic American popular music composer. ...

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James Webb (889 words)
Yet, many believe that James E. Webb, who ran the fledgling space agency from February 1961 to October 1968, did more for science than perhaps any other government official and that it is only fitting that the Next Generation Space Telescope would be named after him.
Webb's vision of a balanced program resulted in a decade of space science research that remains unparalleled today.
Webb also served as president and vice president of several private firms and served on the board of directors of the McDonnell Aircraft Company.
About James Webb (773 words)
Webb is descended principally from the Scotch-Irish settlers who came to this country from Northern Ireland in the 18th century and became pioneers in the Virginia mountains.
Webb has written six best-selling novels: Fields of Fire (l978), considered by many to be the classic novel of the Vietnam war, A Sense of Honor (l981), A Country Such As This (1983), Something To Die For (1991), The Emperor's General (1999) and Lost Soldiers (2001).
Webb served in the U.S. Congress as counsel to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs from l977 to l98l, becoming the first Vietnam veteran to serve as a full committee counsel in the Congress.
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